en.infoglobe.cz » SK, Slovakian Paradise – The Mystical Kláštorisko

SK, Slovakian Paradise – The Mystical Kláštorisko

Published: 14.8.2019
After paying our visit to Spišská Bystrá we moved on to the area of the Slovak Paradise mountain range, more precisely to the tourist center Podlesok, which is located in the valley of the Velká Bílá voda brook.

This point from which we set off offers hiking trips to the most romantic gorge in Slovakia - to Suchá Belá and a pedestrian crossing through the Breakthrough Hornád. Because we had bicycles with us, we decided to use them and set out for the ruins of a 13th century Carthusian monastery.

Kláštorisko

There are several cycle paths and marked hiking trails leading to Kláštorisko. The first stop at the beginning of the undemanding climb was the crossroad „Nad Podleském“, from where the green cycling trail and the yellow-marked path lead to the next crossroad „Pod Kláštorisku“. From this point there is also a red-marked trail (from the crossroads "Pod ptačím hrbem", yellow-marked trail) and blue cycling trail to the conclusion of Dry Bela, respectively. all the way to the village of Stratena. From the "Pod Kláštorisku" crossroads, the cycle path is lined with a green-marked hiking trail that leads you to Kláštorisko. The route is approximately 6 kilometers long, the altitude is almost 370 meters and you should be able to do it in 45 minutes. In addition to the climb, the route also includes several descents and the road surface itself is reinforced.

Kláštorisko   Kláštorisko

Kláštorisko

We put aside our bicycles and set off to the symbolic cemetery of the victims of the Slovak Paradise. After a pious moment we move to the tourist center, where we use the possibility of refreshments, eventually we move to the former refuge of the then population - Kláštorisko.

Kláštorisko

The original name of this locality was Letanovská skála, which is mentioned in the foundation charter of the monastery from 1299. Local monks also used the biblical name Skála útočiště (Rock of Refuge). The plateau on which the former monastery is located was naturally protected from the north, south and southeast by steep cliffs. Fortifications were built to protect more exposed sides since prehistoric times.

Kláštorisko

The original building complex of approximately 1 hectare is currently legible thanks to archaeological research and volunteer work. In the upper part there is a three-room hospice, below it is a Gothic church with a cloister, a side chapel and operational buildings. The lower part of the monastery is formed by a large cloister with monks' dwellings and a garden area. A cemetery was built in the middle of the courtyard and ponds were on the eastern side.

Kláštorisko

Large quantities of ceramics, including collections of decorated tiles were found here during the research. Altogether 14 furnaces were uncovered. Fragments of literature, various tools and other artifacts were also found. The Carthusian monastery ceased to exist in 1543, which was preceded by the sieze of the monastery by the robber knight Matěj Baš.

Kláštorisko

After seeing the unique complex, we slowly say goodbye to this place, which is gradually being restored. We believe that one day we will see its complete reconstruction. We enjoy the downhill trip back to Podlesk, the beauty of nature, clean air and also a kind of uplifting atmosphere.

GPS: 48°56'40.0"N 20°25'16.9"E

 

Text: Oskár Mažgút

Photos: HIK, o.z.

Překlad: Stanislava Waniová



Discussion at the article (0)


Related Articles

SK, Slovenský ráj – HZS Kysel Ferrata
Published: 21.2.2017
After quite a long time we set off to nature again. This time we take you to Kysel gorge in Slovensky Raj national park.

SK, Slovakian PAradise – Kláštorská Gorge
Published: 20.10.2019
We recently had a nice hiking tour in the Slovak Paradise National Park and now you come with us. The starting point is the Podlesok recreation area, from where you will follow the blue-marked hiking trail to the Hrdlo Hornád crossroads.

SK, Spišské Bystré – A Bike Trip up Prostredny Hill
Published: 7.8.2019
Today we will take you to the location between the north-eastern slopes of the Low Tatras and the Kozie Chrbty (Goatbacks), more precisely to the Vikartov Moat, where the picturesque village of Spišské Bystré is located. In the valley of the Hornád River lies a village that offers several interesting sights, two nature trails, as well as beautiful nature in the area.

SK, Slovenský ráj – Mladeze Nature Trail
Published: 25.5.2016
Summer is getting closer. It is the best time for tourism. We take you to a paradise, a Slovakian one actually. We start our trek in Smizany village. There also starts a nature trail.

SK, Slovensky Raj – Prulom Hornadu
Published: 1.6.2016
Last week we set off to explore Slovensky Raj, the area between Smizany and Cingov villages. This part of the trail goes across meadows, forest paths and roads. However, there was greater challenge ahead. Prulom Hornadu is area known for is know climbing irons and safety chains.

SK: Slovak Paradise – Walk Across Piecky Gorge
Published: 5.8.2018
Slovakia is full of immense natural wealth, attractive sites that are regularly visited by crowds of tourists from different parts of the world. The Slovak Paradise is undoubtedly one of these key tourist sites. Today we are going to the Piecky Gorge, where we take a beautiful hike in the wild nature.

SK: Spisska Nova Ves – The Gate to Paradise
Published: 13.7.2016
We visited the town of Master Paul last week – Levoca. We move 11 kilometers to the south to Spisska Nova Ves. This town is considered the gateway to the national park of Slovensky Raj.


Related Photogallery

SK, Slovakian Paradise – Visiting Kysel Ferrata
Today's photogallery takes you on a trip to Kysel gorge, which has been recently reopened. You ca...

SK, Slovensky Raj – Nature from the Other World
In the northeast of the Slovak Ore Mountains there is the Slovensky Raj nature park. It was found...

Slovak Paradise - Velký Sokol
Photo-trip throughout one of most expressive valleys of Slovak Paradise. If you wish to know more...


Related Videos

SK, Slovensky Raj – Kysel Gorge
Today we take you to the magnificent Kysel gorge located in the Slovensky Raj national park. Rece...

Place

Czech republic

Partners:

We were awarded the certificate even thanks to you!

Dôveryhodná firma 2017

 

Guide:

Important Information:

Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.

Mobile application:

aplikácia Infoglobe

stiahnuť zadarmo pre Androidstiahnuť zadarmo pre iPhone

 

 

Today:sunday 15. 12. 2019
Holiday:Radana
Today:
sunday 15.12.
9 °C
Tomorrow:
monday 16.12.
5 °C